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    Thread: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!
Post: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!

B.Y.Command Wrote:Argg....Bad math!!!! 35 days (approximately) to get to light speed at 10G's. Distance travelled (assuming constant accelleration) would be roughly 1/2 light-month during the acce...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 30 3,636 March 6th, 2006, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)
Post: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)

B.Y.Command Wrote:Dwayne's point (I believe) is if a society has to resort to forced breeding in order to survive, it will have saved the animals (humans) but it will have lost everything that made it...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 35 2,810 March 3rd, 2006, 08:11 PM
    Thread: research
Post: research

Michael Wrote:It's a perfectly valid socialogical topic to study for any number of disciplines, including psychology, social studies, sociology, some entertainment-related fields, and others. It soun...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 8 772 March 3rd, 2006, 07:52 PM
    Thread: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!
Post: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!

B.Y.Command Wrote:Yeah - without some form of FTL or warp drive or hyperspace or stargate, these shows would be pretty dull. I agree that the show would pretty dull if they weren't allowed to make st...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 30 3,636 March 3rd, 2006, 02:39 PM
    Thread: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)
Post: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)

dwayne001 Wrote:So when you posit these ideas of turning women into baby makers like on the Cylon Occupied Caprica, I respond appropriately. Ahem, excuse me, but I believe that it was God, or evoluti...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 35 2,810 March 3rd, 2006, 02:32 PM
    Thread: research
Post: research

asham327 Wrote:Hello everyone! I am doing a research paper on Battle Star Galactica and how isssues of gender are portrayed in the show. I am dedicating most of my research to fan perspective........s...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 8 772 March 3rd, 2006, 02:09 PM
    Thread: Cottle's interns?
Post: Cottle's interns?

SpringfieldST Wrote:While Cottle maybe the only MD in the fleet, a ship the size of Galactica's would be equipped with dozens of medical support staff ranging from RNs to paramedics to nurse and medic...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 21 1,043 March 3rd, 2006, 02:06 PM
    Thread: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!
Post: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!

B.Y.Command Wrote:Just found this straight from Ron Moore - an explanation of FTL drives... An FTL Jump is nearly instantaneous, essentially moving a ship from point A to point B without travelling ...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 30 3,636 March 2nd, 2006, 02:22 PM
    Thread: Religious Symbolism
Post: Religious Symbolism

Stu Wrote:Joe, I'm not really saying that any of these symbols tie together in some sort of coherent model. But I just find these facts rather interesting, and people can make of them what they will. ...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 9 941 February 27th, 2006, 08:36 PM
    Thread: Wow... just...WOW
Post: Wow... just...WOW

EDSEL_PK Wrote:When Six and Boomer awoke in their embryonic chambers, some of the goo slipped away when they thrashed about. Thought I caught a glimpse of 'goodies' in a few scenes, and pixelated blur...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 12 1,308 February 27th, 2006, 08:30 PM
    Thread: MRE crackers in space?
Post: MRE crackers in space?

Fan20 Wrote:Again, I think BSG has always made an attempt to speak in the "language" of familiarity. I noticed that they put an old Citroen car in the parking garage of the episode "Downloaded" (in w...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 9 901 February 27th, 2006, 02:26 PM
    Thread: BSG Pilot ?
Post: BSG Pilot ?

complience Wrote:Is the pilot episode for BSG the same as the mini series. It is just a different way to marketing the same thing? I'm pretty sure this is the case. I have the complete Season 1...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 3 550 February 27th, 2006, 02:12 PM
    Thread: Season Finale Again?????
Post: Season Finale Again?????

HOBBIT Wrote:This is season 2. 20 Episodes in season 2. Season 1 had 13 episodes. However, this is the second half of season 2. When they said Season finale for episode 10 - it was really the Su...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 6 1,147 February 26th, 2006, 08:22 PM
    Thread: Religious Symbolism
Post: Religious Symbolism

joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 9 941 February 26th, 2006, 08:17 PM
    Thread: Favorite Characters
Post: Favorite Characters

SpringfieldST Wrote:She was already at the top of my list. And we have seen her in something other than the mechanic's suit. She was in a gown at the Colonial Day party on Cloud Nine in season one. ...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 22 1,928 February 26th, 2006, 07:27 PM
    Thread: Cylon physiology
Post: Cylon physiology

dwayne001 Wrote:As for the transmission of memories and such to the host for downloading into a new body-- I have no explaination for it but to say that while the transmission woul have to be powerful...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 42 3,466 February 26th, 2006, 07:13 PM
    Thread: Cylon physiology
Post: Cylon physiology

norman619 Wrote:That scene mentioned before with Sharon jamming a piece of cable into her arm to interface with the ship. Comment: Didn't Winona Ryder do that in "Alien:Resurrection"? I guess nothin...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 42 3,466 February 24th, 2006, 11:25 PM
    Thread: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)
Post: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)

EDSEL_PK Wrote:Another 10,000 mouths to feed could really disrupt things. Here's an idea: Seen the movie "Soldier"? With Kurt Russell as the future soldier who was trained to fight from birth? ht...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 35 2,810 February 24th, 2006, 11:15 PM
    Thread: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)
Post: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)

B.Y.Command Wrote:...countries with poor medical resources tend to have higher birth rates than wealthy nations with plenty of doctors. Consider why people in dirt poor countries have soooo many kids...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 35 2,810 February 24th, 2006, 11:11 PM
    Thread: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)
Post: Pegasus and Social Issues (SPOILERS)

B.Y.Command Wrote:The 18 year deadline may have more to do with having enough women left that are still able to bear children so that humanity still has a viable breeding population. In an evacuation ...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 35 2,810 February 23rd, 2006, 10:57 PM
    Thread: Favorite Characters
Post: Favorite Characters

Let's face it. We've seen the sexier side of most female characters except Calley the mechanic. My prediction: She will get out of that mechanic's outfit and strut around in workout clothes (like...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 22 1,928 February 23rd, 2006, 03:06 PM
    Thread: The fate of BS Pegasus
Post: The fate of BS Pegasus

The Pegasus will be captured by the Cylons. The human occupants will be enslaved or exterminated. The ship will then be used as a Trojan horse to infiltrate the fleet.
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 22 1,669 February 23rd, 2006, 02:58 PM
    Thread: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!
Post: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!

Michael Wrote:Most likely, Ron Moore's thinking is that the signals become too weak as they move out into space to be much use to the CylonsRadio waves (electromagnetic waves) do not "become...weak" w...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 30 3,636 February 23rd, 2006, 02:54 PM
    Thread: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!
Post: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!

SaulOhio Wrote:Wait, how do you know they only travel at light speed? If they are planning on getting to Earth, which is so far away that a completely different set of constellations is visible, then ...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 30 3,636 February 15th, 2006, 02:15 PM
    Thread: MRE crackers in space?
Post: MRE crackers in space?

wtfmate Wrote:I just got season 2 on DVD and was watching the first episode. Did anyone else notice the pack of MRE crackers in the "Med Kit" in the woods? I guess the props department was low on medi...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 9 901 February 14th, 2006, 07:17 PM
    Thread: Spoiler about Lee Adama (Apollo)
Post: Spoiler about Lee Adama (Apollo)

ItasianInvasion Wrote:Did anyone else catch Adama calling Lee "Major Adama?" The TV show is being realistic on this point. In the military, the rank can come with the position. In other words, if ...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 12 1,423 February 14th, 2006, 07:14 PM
    Thread: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!
Post: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!

SaulOhio Wrote:If they are simply using radio waves travelling at the speed of light, any transmissions that would give away their position to Cylons would take years to cross distances that the fleet...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 30 3,636 February 14th, 2006, 07:09 PM
    Thread: 'Sacrifice' --- possible SPOILERS
Post: 'Sacrifice' --- possible SPOILERS

joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 4 649 February 11th, 2006, 11:59 AM
    Thread: Lt. Felix Gaeta is AWOL?
Post: Lt. Felix Gaeta is AWOL?

In the episode "Sacrifice" (Feb. 10, 2006, in which the terrorists take over the bar), Lt. Gaeta makes a strange appearance. Adama is in the control room. He talks to Gaeta briefly. Gaeta immedia...
joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 8 888 February 11th, 2006, 11:52 AM
    Thread: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!
Post: Radio broadcasts in "Sacrifice". NOT!

joe-sixpack Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 30 3,636 February 11th, 2006, 11:37 AM